New drug appears to slow effects of cystic fibrosis, offering hope to long-suffering patients

New drug appears to slow effects of cystic fibrosis, offering hope to long-suffering patients

A breakthrough drug was approved Oct. 21 for 90% of teen and adult patients with cystic fibrosis, a genetic life-threatening disease that causes thick mucus to build up in the lungs and other organs. The drug—Trikafta—is the first therapy to show dramatic improvement in lung function for a majority of those with the disease.Knowing the drug s...

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